Heavy metals in baby food:Toxic heavy metals were found in the US baby food industry by the Committee on Oversight and Reform. The main investigative committee in the US House of Representatives argued that manufacturers knowingly sell baby food containing dangerous levels of arsenic, lead, mercury and cadmium to unsuspecting parents. The toxic metals can hinder infant neurological development and long-term brain function.
Vitafoods Europe 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland, demonstrated how companies are expanding into new segments and exploring untapped markets, spurring new innovation in nutritional ingredients. We take a look at some of the big product launches and new concepts from this year’s event, which took place between May 10 to 12.
The in-cosmetics Global trade show held in Paris, France (April 5 to 7) spotlighted industry’s latest product developments, which include upcycled skincare ingredients, microbiome-friendly personal care solutions and clean beauty innovations. At the exhibition, PersonalCareInsights was on the show floor speaking to key suppliers for their exclusive highlights on each of...View More
The Natural Products Expo West spotlighted organic and clean label food innovation with a look at the trends shaping the almost US$300 billion industry. Notable highlights include plant-based flavoring technologies, natural preservation ingredients, low sugar and salt solutions, and functional beverages.
Last week, food and beverage industry members gathered at Fi Europe in Frankfurt, Germany (Nov 30-Dec 2). Notable themes included plant-based and non-dairy innovation, sugar reduction ingredients, clean label stabilizers and alternative proteins. The spotlight was also on natural and organic solutions, immunity-boosting and nutritional products, while sustainability played a...View More